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Sassi–Superga Tramway

General Information

Name in local language: Tramvia Sassi-Superga
Beginning of works: 1883
Completion: 27 April 1884
Status: in use

Project Type

Function / usage: Rack railway line
Tramway line

Location

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Technical Information

Dimensions

length 3 100 m
number of tracks 1
number of stations 5
height difference 419 m
maximum speed 14 km/h
track gauge 1 445 m

Chronology

27 April 1884 Inauguration
24 October 1934 Start of upgrading works
16 April 1935 Reopened, converted to a conventional electric rack railway using the Straub rack System. The line was electrified with a third rail at 600 V

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  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20078215
  • Date created
    04/10/2019
  • Last Update
    04/10/2019